Mar 3rd, 2014

Driving east on Lohman Avenue, you may have noticed the wood buttressing on the walls of the Armijo house. This is exciting to see because it is the first step in the process of restoring and repurposing the old home to a brand new use, the locationof the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce. This property is of special importance to the Chamber because it was purchased and renovated in 1877 by Nestor Armijo, an early pioneer in the Mesilla Valley who also became a prominent businessman. Eventually, six generations of his family lived in the home. We at the Chamber understand ... Continue Reading

Mar 3rd, 2014

LUBBOCK, Texas – Benchmark Business Solutions (Benchmark) is pleased to announce it has been named the number one Xerox sales agency in the United States for 2013.

In 2009, Benchmark was named the #1 Agency in North America and maintained the title in 2010, 2012 and 2013.  To date, Benchmark is the only agency to have more than two years at this level. 2013 marks the 4th time in the past 5 years, for Benchmark to be #1.

“We strive for excellence in everything we do. I can’t express how proud I am that Benchmark continues to be an industry leader, and ... Continue Reading

Apr 10th, 2014

A home away from home 2142 TELSHOR COURT LAS CRUCES, NM 88011 • 575-522-0700 • WWW.HIEXPRESS.COM/LASCRUCES-N

Business travel, special events or just a vacation to a location away from home re­quire a place to stay. You might not always have the luck of having housing by someone you know at all your destinations. So who can you always turn for a reliable room? Hotels. Whether you are looking for a luxury stay or a modern feel, there is a hotel for you. In Las Cruces, the newest hotel in the area, Holiday Inn Express, has been around since November 2011. ... Continue Reading

Feb 1st, 2013

Keller Williams Realty New take on industry

3780 FOOTHILLS ROAD • 575-635-3773

By Rachel Christiansen


Real estate is something Laura Szalay has known her whole life, being the third generation of trusted names in the business in Doña Ana County, from her grandfather Al Socolofsky, to her mother Elaine Szalay and now Laura, who helped open a fran­chise of Keller Williams Realty in 2010.

“The most rewarding aspect for me is helping families get to where they want to be with what their goals are,” Szalay said. “It’s an emotional process, and it’s great when people feel they can rely and trust ... Continue Reading

Apr 14th, 2014

New Mexico will lose its only active duty Army unit By Adriana Salas Missile Ranger Staff Writer White Sands Missile Range and New Mexico will soon lose their only active duty Army unit when the 2nd Engineer Battalion begins to reorganize this summer. The reassignment is part of an Army Core Structure Change that went into effect in October 2013. The different companies in the battalion are scheduled to be reorganized within other units on different installations. The Battalion Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Forward Support Company will be reassigned to Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division. When this move takes place ... Continue Reading